Suppliers ‘feel very honoured’ to be PPSA finalists

Finalists in the product categories for the Progressive Preschool Awards 2023 have been celebrating their places on the sought-after list.

iCandy’s Joint CEO Bradley Appel, offered: “We are delighted that iCandy is a finalist in the ‘Best Wheeled Goods Range’ category with the iCandy Core. The Core launched nearly a year ago now and we’re extremely proud of its success so far and forever grateful for the ongoing support from our loyal customers and incredible network of independent retailers.”

Ziggle is a finalist in the Best Preschool Gift Range category. Nicole Graham, director, said: “I am so excited to hear Ziggle Baby’s comforter blanket range is a finalist for a PPS award. We’ve won numerous awards over the years but this is our first PPS accolade so it means a great deal to us.

“Our cute animal comforter blankets continue to sell-out for our customers and we are super pleased that our next range will include new characters and be made of 100% recycled plush.”

Amy Wildman, sales and marketing director, Halilit, a finalist in the Best Infant Development Range, commented: “We are absolutely thrilled and honoured upon hearing the news that the Taf Toys Urban Garden Collection has been shortlisted for the Progressive Preschool Awards 2023.

“This well respected awards event stands as a testament to how popular the innovative and captivating Urban Garden Collection is, which is highly loved by both parents and toddlers.  We extend our heartfelt gratitude to the panel at Progressive Preschool Awards 2023 for this opportunity.”

Amy Sellers, marketing manager at WonderFold, said: “We are super excited to hear our WonderFold Wagon range has made the shortlist for the PPS Awards. We only launched into the UK market in March so it is great to hear we are already making waves in the Best Wheeled Goods Range. The Progressive Preschool Awards are prestige in our industry so we feel very honoured.”

The winners will be revealed at a lavish lunchtime celebration at the Royal Lancaster London on Tuesday 14 November.

Finalists in the Retail, Marketing and Distributor/Wholesaler categories will be announced shortly.

Tickets and tables for the event can be reserved easily and securely online by visiting or by contacting Clare Hollick at Create Events: or +44 (0)1183 340085. It is recommended that you reserve your place(s) as soon as possible.

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